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Python: Compute sum of digits of a given string

Python String: Exercise-62 with Solution

Write a Python program to compute sum of digits of a given string.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def sum_digits_string(str1):
    sum_digit = 0
    for x in str1:
        if x.isdigit() == True:
            z = int(x)
            sum_digit = sum_digit + z

    return sum_digit
     
print(sum_digits_string("123abcd45"))
print(sum_digits_string("abcd1234"))

Sample Output:

15
10

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Python: Tips of the Day

Check if a given key already exists in a dictionary:

In is the intended way to test for the existence of a key in a dict.

d = {"key1": 10, "key2": 23}

if "key1" in d:
    print("this will execute")

if "nonexistent key" in d:
    print("this will not")

If you wanted a default, you can always use dict.get():

d = dict()

for i in range(100):
    key = i % 10
    d[key] = d.get(key, 0) + 1

and if you wanted to always ensure a default value for any key you can either use dict.setdefault() repeatedly or defaultdict from the collections module, like so:

from collections import defaultdict

d = defaultdict(int)

for i in range(100):
    d[i % 10] += 1

but in general, the in keyword is the best way to do it.

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